Culture + History

Part German, part American, Part Communal

Our culture is truly unique and can be found in a variety of ways but it is certainly evident in the pace of living.  Here in the Colonies time seems to move just a little slower.

You’ll also find the culture in many of our shops that have historic roots. You can taste it, touch it, smell it and even see it. We are happy to help you get in touch with it.  We’re a National Historic Landmark and you haven’t discovered the Colonies until you discover our history.  Take a tour or set out on your own, you’ll find what makes the Colonies so unique.

Listings for Culture + History

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    Amana Furniture and Clock Shop

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    Amana Heritage Society

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    Michele Maring Miller Art Gallery

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    Troy Thomas Art Gallery

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    Mini-Americana Barn Museum

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    Creative Colony

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    Schanz Furniture and Refinishing

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    High Amana General Store | 1308 G Street

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    Iowa Baseball Museum of Norway

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    AJs Copper Garden

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    Heritage Designs Quilting and Needlework

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    Fern Hill Gifts and Quilts

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    Amana Arts Guild

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    Catiri’s Art Oasis

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    Colony Carvers

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